Dent County, Mo - Michael Chilton of Salem, Mo. is being held in jail with a bond of one million dollars for Statutory Rape, Statutory Sodomy and Forcible Rape.

Charges were filed after a probable cause statement was forwarded to the Dent County Prosecutors Office.

The charges stem from recent allegations that Chilton had been having sexual intercourse with a young female numerous instances since she was the age of 12.

After the allegations were brought to authorities, an investigation was conducted by the Salem Police Department, with the assistance of the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

A search warrant was obtained by a Prosecutor for Chilton’s home and evidence was seized as a result.

Chilton was arrested at his home in Salem Missouri and incarcerated pending the application of warrants.

Following his arrest, another young female came forward with similar allegations against Chilton.

According to the probable cause statement, Chilton had been making threats to harm his accusers prior to his arrest.   

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